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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for July, 2014

OSU Founding Faculty Member Blazed a Trail For Women Surgeons to Follow

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Women make up 57% of the student population of U.S. colleges. In veterinary medicine, women hold 78% of the seats, and now outnumber men in veterinary practice. When Pam Wagner vonMatthiessen graduated from the UC Davis veterinary program in 1976, it was a different story. Women were rare in veterinary medicine, especially large animal medicine. […]

Students, Staff and Faculty Team Up For Warm Springs Tribes

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

A team from the CVM large animal hospital, including Drs. Mecham, Montilla, and Estill, helped the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs castrate more than a dozen wild horses last week. Fourth-year students and hospital staff assisted. “It was just an amazing experience,” says Liz Harbert, Student Teaching Tech. “It was really interesting to see the […]

New Admissions Coordinator at CVM

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Tess Collins is the new Admissions Coordinator for the College of Veterinary Medicine. Tess grew up in Idaho, originally living up north in the panhandle and then moving to Boise to complete her undergraduate degree in psychology. She moved to Corvallis three years ago to complete her Masters of Education degree in College Student Services […]

Been There Done That . . . And It’s Fun!

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Every summer at CVM, Dr. Dan Rockey organizes two weeks of veterinary workshops for fifth and sixth-graders from around Oregon. It’s part of OSU’s Adventures in Learning (AIL) and provides hands-on, small-group experiences for high-ability students. This year, Rockey has an assistant who knows all about AIL. Katie Moreno, a high school junior who participated […]

Veterinary Holistic Medicine Conference in Portland

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association’s annual conference is being held in Portland this year. Experts in holistic and integrative modalities will speak and CE credit is available. For more information, visit the website.  

New Executive Assistant to the Dean

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Rhonda Hankins, the new Executive Assistant to the Dean at CVM, has over a decade of experience providing administrative support to leaders in higher education. She especially enjoys cultivating donor relations, a primary link between the university and the community. Rhonda has a Master’s in Information Science from The University of Texas at Austin, a […]